Laurel Pracht

Gynecologic Oncology Group / NRG Oncology Cooperative Group

Laurel J. Pracht is serving a second term as patient representative on the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Symptom Management and Quality of Life (SXQOL) Steering Committee and the NCI Patient Advocate Steering Committee. She is a member of the NRG Oncology Cooperative Group Cancer Prevention and Control, Cancer Care Delivery Research, NCORP and Patient Advocate committees. She is a faculty member at the ASO/AACR “Methods in Clinical Cancer Research” Vail Workshop. She represents Medicare beneficiaries as a member of a QIN-QIO Beneficiary and Family Advisory Council and is a past PCORI advisory panelist. She is a 19 year ovarian cancer survivor.


Pracht earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Nebraska. She is founder and director of the West Valley Ovarian Cancer Alliance in Arizona.